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China-Japan ties scaling new heights: Chinese president (Lead)
Tokyo, May 6 (Xinhua) Relations between China and Japan have touched new heights and are on way to further development, Chinese President Hu Jintao said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 6:06:46 PM

Ghei eads Asian challenge at the Beijing Open
Beijing, May 6 (IANS) Defending champion Gaurav Ghei leads a strong Asian challenge in the $1 million Pine Valley Beijing Open beginning Thursday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 6:02:01 PM

Tibet talks only a beginning, onus on Dalai Lama: China
Beijing, May 6 (DPA) China Tuesday said talks on Tibet with envoys of the Dalai Lama were 'only a beginning' and urged the exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader to show more 'sincerity.'

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 4:55:53 PM

Malaysian publisher can challenge ban on word 'Allah'
Kuala Lumpur, May 6 (IANS) A court here has permitted a publisher to challenge the Malaysian government's ban on the use of the word Allah in his Catholic weekly.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 4:16:23 PM

Cyclone death toll nears 15,000 as Myanmar seeks aid (Lead)
Yangon, May 6 (DPA) The toll in Cyclone Nargis, which smashed into central Myanmar over the weekend, has risen to almost 15,000 with about 3,000 still listed as missing, a senior minister said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 4:15:09 PM

Asian volleyball body backs Olympics
Beijing, May 6 (Xinhua) The Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) has expressed its firm support to the Beijing Olympics at its 28th Board of Administration annual meeting here. The continental ruling body of volleyball said it opposes any attempt to mix Olympics and politics.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 3:17:37 PM

Polish Ambassador says Olympics will be successful
Beijing, May 6 (Xinhua) Polish Ambassador to China Krzysztof Szumski said here that he believed the Olympic Games would be a success. 'With the wide participation of the peoples of the world, the cooperation between athletes will be strengthened. The Olympics will bring about progress to the Chinese people,' Szumski said.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 3:15:58 PM

Cuban judokas eye Olympic tickets
Beijing, May 6 (Xinhua) Havana: The Cuban men's and women's judo teams are in Miami to participate in an Olympic qualifying event May 7-11. Cuba's women's judo participants include Driulis Gonzalez, the gold medallist in Rio de Janeiro 2007 in the 63-kg category, world champion Yurisel Laborde (78 kg) and the Yanet Bermoy (48 kg).

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 3:14:56 PM

Online Olympics ticket sales snagged again (Olympics Snippets)
Beijing, May 6 (Xinhua) The third round of domestic ticket sales for the Beijing Olympics has started but the online purchasing system seemed to hit a snag again. A total of 1.38 million tickets were put on sale in this round for 16 sports, including boxing, soccer, volleyball, basketball.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 3:13:30 PM

Olympic flame set for Mt. Qomolangma ascent
Mt. Qomolangma Base Camp (Tibet), May 6 (Xinhua) China has stepped up preparations for the Olympic flame's ascent of Mount Qomolangma as a 36-strong squad that will carry the flame atop was announced here Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 3:11:25 PM

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